THE NEVER ENDING TRUE SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA…

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People living with an “invisible” illness don’t just have to content with chronic pain and fatigue, there are many other symptoms with Fibromyalgia which include –

Chronic widespread pain without apparent cause

Fatigue

Sleep Disturbance

Cognitive Dysfunction

Morning Stiffness

Cramping and Muscle Spasms

Restless Leg Syndrome

Digestive Problems

Headaches and Migraines

Skin Sensations

Balance Problems

Sensitivities 

Tender Points

Depression

Difficulty Speaking

Anxiety

But the most distressing thing about Fibromyalgia is people not recognising, or even believing, that your experiences are real. Even today, there is still a significant lack of understanding around fibromyalgia in terms of its causes, diagnostics and how to best manage it.

According to Bupa, it affects up to one in 20 people. Des Quinn, chair of Fibromyalgia Action UK, said: “We frequently hear of doctors saying they do not believe in fibromyalgia to a patient.”

Some of the typical points Fibro patients say –

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